Author page: Govind Kumar Parbat

TRIBAL RIGHTS IN INDIA

TRIBAL RIGHTS IN INDIA

Introduction We live in a Welfare State, aren’t we? A Welfare State always keeps the objective of social welfare in its policy and spirit. It aims at providing equal protection to all the communities at large but in India, we see that the tribal community is the most neglected one, not in the policy but in spirit. The Govt. since…

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SECTION 299 AND 300 OF IPC

DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SECTION 299 AND 300 OF IPC

INTRODUCTION Culpable homicide is defined under section 299 of Indian Penal Code (hereinafter referred as IPC) and Murder is defined under section 300 of IPC, are two very broad categories which provide the crime of killing anyone by the other wherein murder is provoked from culpable homicide. There always have been difficulties regarding the distinction between the culpable homicide and…

DOCTRINE OF COLOURABLE LEGISLATION

DOCTRINE OF COLOURABLE LEGISLATION

Introduction As with every other constitutional law, the Doctrine of Colourable Legislation is an instrument developed and introduced by the Supreme Court of India to interpret various constitutional provisions. It is a guiding principle of immense utility in the construction of legislative powers-related provisions. Let’s first understand the genesis of Colourable Legislation Doctrine before we know what this doctrine is,…

THE INSANITY DEFENCE: LOOPHOLE FOR THE CRIMINALS

THE INSANITY DEFENCE: LOOPHOLE FOR THE CRIMINALS

INTRODUCTION In Our Indian Legal System “Insanity Defence” is a device in criminal law to save an alleged from the accountability of any crime. It is based on the fact that at the time of the crime, the person was suffering from mental illness and therefore, was incapable of understanding what he or she was doing. It is to be…

why the same crime has such a wide range of punishment?

why the same crime has such a wide range of punishment?

INTRODUCTION Law usually provides punishment when the crime is confirmed and judges are considered all points of view and background of criminal. punishment must not only be a reaction against the crime itself but must also aim at preventing the offender from committing further crime. Punishment is a type of custom that followed our society to control the crime and…

DRIVING TO SUICIDE, FROM BULLYING TO PSYCHOLOGICAL TORTURES

DRIVING TO SUICIDE, FROM BULLYING TO PSYCHOLOGICAL TORTURES

Bullying: Introduction Bullying is the use of aggression, intimidation or threat to violence, to manipulate or to intimidate aggressively. The behaviour is often repeated, and routine. One essential precondition is the perception (by bullying or by others) of a physical or social power imbalance. This imbalance differentiates between bullying and conflict. Bullying is a sub-category of violent conduct distinguished by the…

CONDITION OF PRISONERS IN INDIA

CONDITION OF PRISONERS IN INDIA

INTRODUCTION “If you are going to punish a man retributively, you must injure him. If you are to reform, you must improve him. And men are not improved by injuries”     -GEORGE BARNARD SHAW Every human being has the privilege of born free and equal by nature as also being clothed with  certain basic inalienable rights. Yet society demands that all…

LEGAL AID

LEGAL AID

India has a huge population and with this comes the lion’s share of uneducated people. The major portion of people doesn’t know about the lawful framework of the country and moreover not even of their ensured rights. Even if individuals are aware about it, they are not in a circumstance to oversee the cost of giving their financial and social…

ANALYSIS ON STATE LEGAL SERVICES AUTHORITY WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO TAMILNADU

ANALYSIS ON STATE LEGAL SERVICES AUTHORITY WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO TAMILNADU

Introduction: Article 39-A of our Constitution enjoins the state to provide free legal aid to ensure that citizens are not denied opportunities because of poverty or other disabilities.  Article 39-A of the Constitution of India, which entered into force on 3.1.1977, orders the state government to provide equal justice and free legal assistance to any citizen suffering from economic or…

Laws for Senior Citizens

Laws for Senior Citizens

Introduction Ageing is a natural phenomena, beyond the control of living beings. Everyone has the right to live with dignity and respect. It is the ageing process that makes a person old and they are not able to perform the functions of life as before in their old age. The old age brings in several challenges which also includes the…

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